Join us for a discussion on the national and international implications and impact of the debt ceiling debate. Our panelists are: Tom Hayden; Dr. Barry Kendall and Dr. Gerald Horne. Topic: Debt ceiling
our weekly roundtable: reality check on the debt ceiling budget deal. Congresswoman Maxine Waters said it was the âsingle worst piece of public policyâ to come out of Congress. Meanwhile, in the past few days, Wall Street is reacting to the reality that the economies of the US and Europe are tanking. The stock market has fallen 500 points, the sharpest drop since 2008. And a PEW study points out that the wealth gap in the US has widened, leaving Latino and Black communities disproportionately... Topics: BRICS, Debt ceiling, Europe depression
President Obama threatens a veto as his progressive base rebels; Tea Party reps in Congress resist Boehnerâs plan. Will members of Congress do the one-step or two-step? Utter confusion or so it seems on Capitol Hill. Has the clout of the political class waned? And if so who is really in charge? Economist Max Wolff breaks it down. Meanwhile, Black and Latino communities have been devastated by the economic crisis loosing wealth by as much as 66% from 2005-2009. Topics: BudgetCrisis, Boehner's Plan, Debt Ceiling
Our weekly roundtable tackles the austerity approach of the governments of Greece, the UK and the US as well as the response from the people. What was the message of President Obama at his recent press conference on tax hikes for the rich, cuts for the rest of us, and his ideas for job creation? What about his views on Libya and the War Powers Act. Are elected officials and the US electorate facing the reality of a global economy in an increasingly multi-polar world? Is the amount of US debt... Topics: Austerity, Obama, Debt Ceiling, Greece, Libya
Our weekly roundtable tackles the austerity approach of the governments of Greece, the UK and the US as well as the response from the people. What was the message of President Obama at his recent press conference on tax hikes for the rich, cuts for the rest of us, and his ideas for job creation? What about his views on Libya and the War Powers Act. Are elected officials and the US electorate facing the reality of a global economy in an increasingly multi-polar world? Is the amount of US debt... Topics: Austerity Measures, Debt Ceiling, Greece, Libya, UK
Roundtable on the latest in the debt ceiling row; the national and international context; who wins and who loses if Republic Senator McConnell's proposal is accepted and what does any of this have to do with the average person? Topics: Debt Ceiling, McConnell, Reid, Budget, Tea Party
Join us for a discussion on the national and international implications and impact of the debt ceiling debate. Also, has the Obama Administration violated the war powers act? The bi-partisan flap over Congressman Dennis Kucinichâs bill to end US military involvement in Libya. The latest on Representative McGovernâs Afghan exit strategy bill. Our panelists will also weigh in on President Obamaâs May 19th speech on the Middle East that included a call for using the 1967 borders to establish a... Topics: Debt ceiling, middle east, bahrain, libya
Audio Freedom Daily for Feb. 14, 2014Why Don't America's Politicians Balance Their Checkbook? - by Thomas L. KnappArticle at http://c4ss.org/content/24565Music at http://www.jamendo.com/en/track/650283/alegriaPublished under Creative Commons 3.0 Attribution-ShareAlike License UnportedPodcast MP3 Feed - http://audiofreedomdaily.com/feed/podcast/Podcast OGG Feed - http://audiofreedomdaily.com/feed/podcast_ogg/ Topics: Thomas Knapp, C4SS, debt ceiling
: What is going on with the economy in the Euro-zone and what is the relationship if any with the economic crises in Europe and in the United States. Economist Max Wolff breaks it down for us. Topics: Eurozone debt crisis, Economics, Debt Ceiling, Recession
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner predicatbly called for raising the debt ceiling again as this is the only idea Democrats have: Spend other people's money. He claims the world will end it the Republicans dare to cut any spending. There are plenty of places to cut and the "entitlements" have to be restructured. Topics: Tim Geithner, Treasury Secretary, debt ceiling, economics
Congresswoman Maxine Waters speaks out about the latest debt limit/tax cut proposals being considered by Congress and the White House and the impact of these proposals on her constituency. And within the context of the California Prisoners Strike, and the promise of drastic cuts in entitlements and services disproportionately impacting communities of color, the NAACP comes to Los Angeles for its national convention. We speak with Leon Russell, Vice Chair of the NAACP Board of Directors. Why are... Topics: Pelican Bay, prison strike, civil rights, NAACP, debt ceiling, deficit
The debt ceiling budget drama reaches hysterical proportions. President Obama takes the helm to resolve the crisis. Is this the beginning of the end or a way forward for his administration? Why are some on Capitol Hill considering the so-called "nuclear option" better known as the 14th Amendment, and what could happen if it is used? Topics: debt ceiling, budget crisis, 14th Amendment, Obama Administration
Congresswoman Karen Bass and economic law expert Dr. Timothy Canova joins us with the very latest on the debt ceiling budget cut drama. Part three of our series on the Democratic Republic of the Congo with Kambale Musavuli. And, for our weekly series on the environment, the recent Environmental Protection Agency ruling to allow biomass burning within the rules of the Clean Air Act. Scot Quaranda, campaign director of the Dogwood Alliance joins us. Topics: debt ceiling, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Clean Air act
Congresswoman Maxine Waters speaks out about the latest debt limit/tax cut proposals being considered by Congress and the White House and the impact of these proposals on her constituency. Topics: debt ceiling, gang of six, tax cut proposals
The latest news on the fury over the proposed Boehner/ Obama budget deal and other breaking news. What was won in the California Prisoners Strike? The first in our series âCrisis in the Congoâ. And our weekly âEarth Minuteâ. Topics: environment, debt ceiling, budget, prison strike, Congo, genocide
Also, has the Obama Administration violated the war powers act? The bi-partisan flap over Congressman Dennis Kucinichâs bill to end US military involvement in Libya. The latest on Representative McGovernâs Afghan exit strategy bill. Our panelists will also weigh in on President Obamaâs May 19th speech on the Middle East that included a call for using the 1967 borders to establish a Palestinian state. Our panelists are: Tom Hayden; Dr. Barry Kendall and Dr. Gerald Horne. Topics: debt ceiling, middle east, bahrain, libya, palestine, israel
The latest on the debt ceiling and budget crisis with economist Max Wolff. Peter Hart of Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting joins us to discuss the Rupert Murdoch media scandal that has now crossed over into the US. Also, an update on the California prisoners strike, with Taeva Shefler with the Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Coalition. Topics: Prison strike, Pelican Bay, debt ceiling, budget crisis, rupert murdoch
Music Free Static Episode 31 ============================ Originally posted at http://youtu.be/TvVA4ItaVYc Table of Contents ================= 1 Introduction 2 Debt Ceiling (Non-)Debate 3 Hickenlooper To Bankrupt Colorado with Medicaid Expansion 4 Cyber-bullying Laws 5 Copyright 1 Introduction --------------- Welcome to Music Free Static. This is episode 31 recorded on January 5th, 2013. I'm your host, Randall Smith, bringing you all the static of those other podcasts but none of the music.... Topics: politics, conservative, libertarian, Colorado, John Hickenlooper, debt ceiling
According to little Timothy Geithner, Secretary of the Treasury, leaves will fall from the trees, birds frmo the sky and worse if we do not raise the debt ceiling limit. We say "Pshaw!" Nothing of the sort, but spending will have to be cut. That is the problem for Democratics; It is the only idea they have. Topics: Debt ceiling limit, Timothy Geithner, default, budget, spending
Weekly roundtable tackles the high drama on the hill. Itâs Boehner/Reid/Wall Street versus the rest of us. Boehner seems stuck, Reid is negotiating, Obama is politicking and Wall Street is making money but worried. Meanwhile rebellion all round; not Greek street style, but pressure from the Tea Party while Moveon.org hits the streets: the very latest on the high stakes theatre on Capitol Hill. Topics: Debt Ceiling, Budget Crisis, Boehner, Reid, Wealth Disparity
______________________________ MUSIC FREE STATIC EPISODE 87 ______________________________Table of Contents_________________1 0:00:00 Introduction2 0:00:48 Become a Patron3 0:04:55 ObamaCare delayed again4 0:14:27 Debt ceiling5 0:37:30 Comcast wants to buy Time Warner6 0:54:16 CopyrightOriginally posted at http://youtu.be/en8YjMQmoyI1 0:00:00 Introduction====================== Welcome to Music Free Static. This is episode 87 recorded on February 15th, 2014. Subscribe... Topics: politics, ObamaCare, debt ceiling, Comcast, Time Warner, net neutrality
Mike McCormick, Cascade Financial, joins host Tom Egelhoff on his Open for Business Radio Show. Topics on this show are the debt ceiling debate, government shutdown, where the markets are headed, will a decision happen before the deadline. What has to be paid and what can wait. How does the Treasury decide what to pay when there are 100 million bills to pay each month? That and more on this Oct. 12th edition of "Open for Business" Listen to Open for Business Live each Saturday 11AM to... Topics: debt ceiling, government shutdown, tom egelhoff, dow jones, investments, markets
C. Fred Bergsten analyzes the United State's brush with default, the weakness of the deficit-reduction deal, the uneasy markets--and the hypocritical hand-wringing by China. Topics: United States, debt, debt ceiling, default, deficit, China, Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for...
Despite bringing the world's economy to its knees, Wall Street's finest are still up to their old habits and their friends in Congress are letting them get away with it. Mary Bottari, from banksterusa.org, talks about Republicans vehement rejection of Elizabeth Warren (Obama's Consumer Financial Protection Bureau architect) and the political game of chicken the GOP is playing with the debt ceiling. Topics: Sly in the Morning, Mary Bottari, bankster.org, Elizabeth Warren, Wall Street, GOP, Republicans,...
Our weekly roundtable: the debt ceiling budget drama reaches hysterical proportions. President Obama takes the helm to resolve the crisis. Is this the beginning of the end or a way forward for his administration? Why are some on Capitol Hill considering the so-called ânuclear optionâ better known as the 14th Amendment, and what could happen if it is used? We take a look at some of the proposals floating around by both mainstream political parties on Social Security, Medicare and taxes.... Topics: Pelican Bay, prison strike, 14th Amendment, debt ceiling, Social Security, Medicare
Friday on our weekly roundtable itâs crunch time. The latest leaked information from Capitol Hill is that the Boehner/Obama deal is for $3 trillion in cuts and no increase in revenue: no tax hikes for the super rich, cuts for the rest of us. Will progressives in Congress totally cave or will there be a fight to the finish? Also the Murdoch mess: embedded corruption from main stream media to law enforcement to top level politicians, from the UK to the US. And one dead body has shown up. Who... Topics: debt ceiling, gang of six, budget crisis, Rupert Murdoch, James Murdoch, corruption
Itâs âDâ day. The debt ceiling deadline is here. Weâll bring you the latest news as it happens; also commentary, analysis and stories from the people. Weâll be joined by economist Max Wolff, Dr. Gerald Horne, other experts and voices from neighborhoods. Topics: debt ceiling, Max Wolff, Dr Gerald Horne, economics, recession, economic crisis
The debt ceiling and the budget debate continues. President Obama threatens a veto as his progressive base rebels; Tea Party reps in Congress resist Boehnerâs plan. Members of Congress decide between the one-step or two-step? Has the clout of the political class waned? And if so who is really in charge? Economist Max Wolff breaks it down. Black and Latino communities have been devastated by the economic We continue our series on the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the involvement of the... Topics: Congo, , Genocide, Max wolff, Danny Grover, Budget crisis, Black and Latino communities, debt...
Thousands of protesters in Egyptâs Tahrir Square give a final warning to the ruling military council; the revolution in Egypt is renewed. We speak with Cairo based Dr. Mostafa Hussein. An update on the weeks old California prisonersâ strike that began at Pelican Bay prison and a family member speaks out about conditions at Pelican Bayâs secure housing units. The latest on the debt ceiling and budget rows on Capitol Hill. And, our weekly Earth Minute with Anne Peterman, Executive Director of... Topics: Egyptian Revolution, Arab Spring, Debt Ceiling, Environment, Pelican Bay, Prison Strike
Carmen M. Reinhart says that despite an averted default and pledges to cut spending, the United Stateâs problems are so large that its AAA credit rating remains in doubt. Topics: United States, debt, credit rating, debt ceiling, Carmen Reinhart, Peterson Institute for...
Well its back to the battles. Reps and Dems. Greeks and Vikings. Today on 8MinutesOnHigh Zack and Maqz take on the Sequester. That's right because its no longer a taudry political strategy. Now its a thing. A hungry thing out to destroy our government ... or maybe it IS our government. Any way you look at it ... its scary! Topics: Sequester, Social Security, taxes, food stamps, debt ceiling, filibuster, Greeks, Vikings, Zach,...
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** Lincoln Used Greenbacks To Fight Civil War, Canât We To Eradicate Debt! With Timothy A. Canova, Prof. of Law & Public Finance In 1862 Pres. Lincoln signed an act to create a new government-issued paper money, Greenbacks, not redeemable in gold or any precious metals. His successful experiment helped finance the North to prevail in the Civil War. Weâll explore... Topics: greenbacks, Lincoln civil war finance, Timothy Canova, debt ceiling, fiscal cliff, trillion dollar...
Mideast Message, IMF Sex Scandal, Debt Ceiling Tango, Songs of Cy, Facing the Flood, Archive - BP and Big Pollution NOA-052310Lineup: I..BILLBOARD II. OBAMA’S MIDEAST MESSAGE Jane Eisner, editor of The Forward, the USA’s largest national Jewish newspape. III. IMF: BEHIND AND BEYOND THE SCANDAL Christopher Dickey, Paris Bureau Chief, Newsweek/DailyBeast.com IV. DEBT CEILING TANGO David A. Stockman, Reagan White House Budget Director, author of “The Triumph of Politics: Why the Reagan... Topics: Israel, Netanyahu, Obama, Strauss-Kahn, Stockman, Debt Ceiling, Coleman, Zippel, Vicksburg, Flood Source: http://gatewave.org/sites/all/files/fyeo/fyeo_110522_complete.mp3
Deal or No Deal, Rupert in Retreat, Cellphone Hacking, Chavez Cancer, Inside Reality, Archive - Afghan Alternatives (FYEO 07-19-09)Lineup: I. BILLBOARD II. DEAL / NO DEAL Craig Shirley, GOP consultant, author of "Rendezvous with Destiny: Ronald Reagan and the Campaign That Changed America" (Intercollegiate Studies Institute, October 2009) III. RUPERT IN RETREAT J. Max Robins, Vice President & Executive Director of Industry Programs, The Paley Center for Media IV. CELL HELL:... Topics: Debt Ceiling, Deficit, Murdoch, Britain, Hacking, Cellphone Security, Chavez, Cancer, Reality TV Source: http://gatewave.org/sites/all/files/fyeo/fyeo_110717_complete.mp3
Tea Party Tempest, Slushy Sochi, Creating 'Containment', Secrets of Nascar, Behind (Piano) Bars, Archive: Vacating the Vatican -- 2-17-13Lineup: I. BILLBOARD II. TEMPEST IN A TEA PARTY Craig Shirley, Republican consultant, historian, author of “Reagan’s Revolution,” “Rendezvous with Destiny,” “December, 1941” III. SLUSHY SOCHI Shira Springer, Boston Globe reporter at 2014 Winter Olympics IV. CREATING “CONTAINMENT” Frank Costigliola, University of Connecticut historian, editor... Topics: Tea Party, Debt Ceiling, Sochi, Olympics, Kennan, Cold War, NASCAR, Havick, Garcia Source: http://gatewave.org/sites/all/files/fyeo/fyeo_140216_complete.mp3
The Debt Ceiling bill passed the US House Of representatives and is awaiting a vote in the Senate. But as Ian Beaumont has discovered, it only does at most, half the job that it needs to do. Topics: Viewpoint, radio, Ian Beaumont, City Media Productions, debt ceiling, USA, House of...
John Nichols joins me once again to talk about the Governor honoring Opportunities Inc. on Thursday. Temporary workers are not only being exploited by Opportunities Inc but they are also doing outsourced work from other corporations like Purina & Trek who are trying to keep cheap labor off their books. Nichols also comments on the looming U.S. default and the absolute insanity happening inside the Republican Party. These people are actively trying to keep this bad economy going just to... Topics: Sly in the Morning, 1670 WTDY, John Nichols, Madison, Wisconsin, debt ceiling, default,...
The only argument Congressional Republicans make in the debt ceiling debate is that they can't go along with any tax increase (and they don't like closing loop holes either). These are the same people who have supported and touted free trade, every decreasing tax rates, and "reform" of social safety nets. President George W. Bush had the worst job creation record in modern history and we have shipped nearly all of our manufacturing jobs overseas where environmental, labor, and MORAL... Topics: Sly in the Morning, 1670 WTDY, Madison, Wisconsin, Debt Ceiling, Boehner, Cantor, McConnell,...
John Nichols joins me once again to talk about the bizarre story out of the Capitol where a DOA official charged a protester with a knife in order to pop a heart shaped balloon she happened to be holding. As the recall elections edge closer, the wheels are coming off the wagon for many of Walker's goons. Nichols and I also discuss how Republicans in Congress are the laughing stock of the world. They have taken our economy hostage and the rest of the world is wondering if lunatics have taken... Topics: Sly in the Morning, 1670 WTDY, Madison, Wisconsin, Walker, Nichols, debt ceiling